In cooperation with SSE Riga Centre for Media Studies, we are happy to invite Baltic photojournalists and documentary makers to apply for a free 3-day workshop with Arnold van Bruggen and Anoek Steketee "Long-term Documentary Projects: how to make an impact, find an audience and get the best results"! Application deadline already next week!
Riga Photography Biennial & ISSP Gallery prize shortlist announced
The Riga Photography Biennial and ISSP Gallery announces 15 nominees for Seeking the Latest in Photography! Award 2019! Congratulations to Georgs Avetisjans (LV), Jurgis Gecys (LT), Veronika Gorbačova (LV), Annemarija Gulbe (LV), Aksel Haagensen (EE), Hedi Jaansoo (EE), Paula Jansone (LV), Mari-Leen Kiipli (EE), Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte (LT), Vytautas Kumza (LT), Eliis Laul (EE), Reinis Lismanis (LV), Annija Muižule (LV), Zanda Puče (LV), Aap Tepper (EE).
The award winner will be announced on November 15 and will be offered a solo exhibition during the Riga Photography Biennial’s Off-year programme in April 2019 at the ISSP Gallery (Berga Bazārs, Riga). Several other prizes will also be awarded, including the possibility for up to 10 applicants to participate in the portfolio review of Riga Photography Biennial’s Off-year programme in 2019 free of charge. Gytis Skudžinskas un Vilma Samulionyte (LT), founders of NoRoutine Books, will select one of the participants for their own award – an opportunity to publish a photo book.
Finalists will be selected by an international jury: Paul Paper (LT), artist and curator; Daiga Rudzāte (LV), editor-in-chief of ‘Arterritory’ culture portal and director of INDIE culture project agency; Mitch Speed (CA/DE), artist and art critic; Michael Biedowicz (DE), photo editor and owner of Pavlov’s Dog Gallery; Jonatan Habib Engqvist (SE), curator; Sten Ojave (EE), curator at Center For Contemporary Arts, Estonia; Amelie Schule (DE), ‘Unseen’ exhibition manager; Diāna Tamane (LV), artist and RPB Award 2018 winner; Iveta Gabaliņa, programme director of the ISSP Gallery.
No 29. aprīlim - 4.maijam ISSP Skolas programmas ietvaros Rīgā notiks grāmatu veidošanas darbnīca ar Nico Baumgarten - vienreizēja iespēja uztaisīt savu fotogrāmatu! Darbnīcā ir dažas brīvas vietas, interesentus aicinām pieteikties līdz 10.aprīlim!
Some free places at a great photobook making workshop with Nico Baumgarten from 29 April till 4 May in Riga! Applications accepted by 10 April!
The final exhibition of the ISSP International Masterclass 2015/2016 is open in Kuldīga until 14 April! Projects created by 21 photographers from 12 countries working under year-long supervision by masterclass mentors Aaron Schuman, Andrei Polikanov and Yuri Kozyrev.
Next week we are in Kuldīga, for the concluding sesion of the ISSP International Masterclass 2015/2016. We invite the interested public to join us for the lectures of the visiting experts on 16 and 17 March, and for the Opening of the participants' final works Exhibition on 19 March!
Nākošnedēļ laipni lūgti pievienoties mums Kuldīgā uz vakaru lekcijām un izstādes atklāšanu!
We are pleased to announce the call for applications for Kuldīga Photography Residency 2016 - 3 places available for this August for two international aritsts and one artist from Latvia! Applications are invited until 15 April!
Priecājamies izsludināt Kuldīgas Fotogrāfijas rezidenci 2016 - pieteikumus gaidām līdz 15.aprīlim!
Dear all, we are preparing some nice surprises for the next edition of the summer school. The ISSP 2016 will take place in Pelči, Kuldīga on 6 - 14 August! We will announce applications in March, please stay tuned!
Sweet bits of summer for you to enjoy during the cold winter - flashbacks from ISSP 2015 are here! The beautiful video was filmed and edited by Katrina Sauskina.